What does photography mean?

Definitions for photography
fəˈtɒg rə fipho·tog·ra·phy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. photography, picture taking(noun)

    the act of taking and printing photographs

  2. photography(noun)

    the process of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces

  3. photography(noun)

    the occupation of taking and printing photographs or making movies

Wiktionary

  1. photography(Noun)

    The art and technology of producing images on photosensitive surfaces, and its digital counterpart.

  2. photography(Noun)

    The occupation of taking (and often printing) photographs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Photography(noun)

    the science which relates to the action of light on sensitive bodies in the production of pictures, the fixation of images, and the like

    Etymology: [Photo- + -graphy: cf. F. photographie.]

  2. Photography(noun)

    the art or process of producing pictures by this action of light

    Etymology: [Photo- + -graphy: cf. F. photographie.]

Freebase

  1. Photography

    Photography is the art, science, and practice of creating durable images by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as photographic film, or electronically by means of an image sensor. Typically, a lens is used to focus the light reflected or emitted from objects into a real image on the light-sensitive surface inside a camera during a timed exposure. The result in an electronic image sensor is an electrical charge at each pixel, which is electronically processed and stored in a digital image file for subsequent display or processing. The result in a photographic emulsion is an invisible latent image, which is later chemically developed into a visible image, either negative or positive depending on the purpose of the photographic material and the method of processing. A negative image on film is traditionally used to photographically create a positive image on a paper base, known as a print, either by using an enlarger or by contact printing. Photography has many uses for business, science, manufacturing, art, recreational purposes, and mass communication.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Photography

    fō-tog′ra-fi, n. the art of producing pictures by the action of light on chemically prepared surfaces.—n. Phō′tograph, a picture so produced.—v.t. to make a picture of by means of photography.—ns. Phōtog′rapher, Phōtog′raphist.—adj. Phōtograph′ic, -al.—adv. Phōtograph′ically. [Gr. phōs, light, graphein, to draw.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Photography

    Method of making images on a sensitized surface by exposure to light or other radiant energy.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'photography' in Nouns Frequency: #2811

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How to say photography in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of photography in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of photography in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of photography in a Sentence

  1. Photographer Tom King:

    A lot of the photography that I was seeing was just photography of dead bodies, i didn't feel those pictures were really telling me anything extra apart from somebody being brutally killed, and once you've seen a couple of those pictures you understand what's happening.

  2. Giovanni Cocco:

    I want my photos to bring Monia (to) all the places where she cannot go, and I also would like my photography to (place) viewers in Monia's life for a moment.

  3. Billy Howard:

    You always wonder if you can make a difference with photography, and on the grand scale, I'm not sure.

  4. Editor Robin Muir:

    Vogue has been synonymous with fashion and photography ... for 100 years, it's the style bible, I mean that old cliché comes into play.

  5. Ahmed Basha:

    I thought he was just injured, i wasn't even sure I had been recording when he said this. I was more concerned with my still photography.

Images & Illustrations of photography

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